Why Are the Hurdles to Dispense Controlled Substances in Place?

Controlled substances can sometimes be needed by some of your patients who have had an injury or ailment that is causing them severe pain. These patients should be able to receive a prescription from you to treat their condition. As a physician dispensing medication in your office, you can provide this relief to your patients. … Continue reading Why Are the Hurdles to Dispense Controlled Substances in Place? ... Read more

What Are Some Ways to Improve Medical Practice Revenue?

The demands you must provide benefits to your staff, maintain he expenses of the office, and earn money for yourself can become difficult. Therefore, many doctors are searching for ways to make more money without the need to spend every minute of the day working. Below are some easy to implement ideas that will increase … Continue reading What Are Some Ways to Improve Medical Practice Revenue? ... Read more

The Benefits of Prepackaged Medication When Taking Multiple Medication at Once

Many of your patients are taking multiple medications at once. Some reports state 50% of patients do not take their medications as prescribed. Some of the reasons included patients not getting their refill on time, patients forgetting whether they took their medication, and taking too much or too little of their medications. Other dangers can … Continue reading The Benefits of Prepackaged Medication When Taking Multiple Medication at Once ... Read more

Dispensing Directly Benefits You and Your Patients

Dispensing directly means you prescribe and fill medication at the point of care. This ancillary service is being utilized by physicians because it offers many benefits to both the practice and the patient. One of the main benefits for you is the increase in revenue. The set-up fees are small, and the program can be … Continue reading Dispensing Directly Benefits You and Your Patients ... Read more

Are You Equipped to Dispense Controlled Substances?

Many of your patients seek treatment by you for some type of pain, whether related to an injury or some other form of illness. As a physician who dispenses medicine at the point of care, controlled substances are certain type of medication you may want to have on hand. There are special requirements for dispensing … Continue reading Are You Equipped to Dispense Controlled Substances? ... Read more

Repackaging Can Significantly Improve Medication Safety

Repackaging is the process of taking medication from the original package, that is usually delivered straight from the manufacturer in large quantity containers, and putting into a new, individual package. The new packaging has many advantages, aside from being safer for patients. Everything from how the medicine is stored and separated, to the specific process … Continue reading Repackaging Can Significantly Improve Medication Safety ... Read more

Conveniences You Can Provide as an Urgent Care

Urgent care programs and centers provide a wide array of conveniences for your patients. Today, people are looking for the best service in the fastest amount of time. Just like you, your patients have busy schedules. When a patient can receive great care without the need to travel to several locations to be treated for … Continue reading Conveniences You Can Provide as an Urgent Care ... Read more

How to Help Your Patients Better Understand Their Medication

The American Medical Association has found that one of many reasons a patient does not take their medication as you prescribe is because they do not understand the medicine. They don’t understand why they need it, how to properly store it, side effects, and even when to expect results. One study found most patients interpret … Continue reading How to Help Your Patients Better Understand Their Medication ... Read more

What Causes Medication Errors at Pharmacies?

Most tasks performed at a pharmacy are done by a person. A few tasks are automated, but still programmed by a person. As you know, people make mistakes. It is inevitable and it is true even when it comes to pharmacists and their staff. CNBC reports that the third leading cause of death in America … Continue reading What Causes Medication Errors at Pharmacies? ... Read more

The Top Reasons to Start In-Office Dispensing Today

In-office dispensing of medications to patients is a hot topic and many are discovering the advantages of this service. Both doctors and patients are recognizing that point of care services result in overall better healthcare. In-office dispensing is defined simply as providing both pharmacy and physician services at the point of care. Meaning, your patients … Continue reading The Top Reasons to Start In-Office Dispensing Today ... Read more